Igor Mikhalkin started off his pro career aged 22 and currently has a record of 20-2-0. Mikhalkin now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 22 fights. The longest win streak that Mikhalkin has ever recorded was between November 2007 and December 2009 when it totaled 11 wins. Mikhalkin's longest KO streak is 4 fights long.
In a great debut, Mikhalkin took on Stefan Stanko in a 4 round fight, becoming the 45th person to stop Stanko in his 59 fight career to date. Mikhalkin rise in boxing continued with 11 wins against fighters such as Doudou Ngumbu, Deandrey Abron and Jose Tavares.
Sergey Beloshapkin was Mikhalkin's next fight on January 10th, 2009 and also his next win in his career. Beloshapkin was stopped in the 4th round via KO meaning Mikhalkin was the first person to stop this opponent.
Deandrey Abron was up next for Mikhalkin on March 7th, 2009. Mikhalkin continued with his winning streak by beating Abron. The win against Abron happened in the 2nd round of a 6 round fight via TKO. Fights against Jose Tavares, Doudou Ngumbu and Karim Bennama followed where he won all 3 fights taking his winning streak to 11 wins.
On May 22nd, 2010, Mikhalkin took on and was defeated by Aleksy Kuziemski in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 11-1-0. On May 22nd, 2010, Mikhalkin took on and was defeated over the distance by Aleksy Kuziemski in his first career defeat. Mikhalkin lost via UD in a valiant effort. 8 wins followed for Mikhalkin including being the 4th person to stop Hakim Chioui, 6th person to go the distance with Yavuz Keles and 6th person to go the distance with Yevgeni Makhteienko.
On May 19th, 2017, Mikhalkin went into action again and beat Thomas Oosthuizen taking the winning record to 20 wins. A great showing of his boxing ability, Mikhalkin became the first person to beat Thomas Oosthuizen, beating him over the 12 round distance resulting in a UD victory.
Mikhalkin's next defeat of his career came against Sergey Kovalev on March 3rd, 2018. This bout proved to be the toughest of Mikhalkin's 22 career fights to date. Kovalev was too skilful and took 7 rounds to dispose of Mikhalkin. This was Mikhalkin's first stoppage defeat as he looks to move on and rebuild going forwards.